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The Marijuana Industry And Its First Crossroads

weedtomatoes Marijuana has come a long way in the United States since California launched its first-in-the-nation medical program 19 years ago. Today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis to some degree, and public perception of the plant is clearly shifting. Medical marijuana is being used in treatment of a variety of illnesses including several types of seizures, cancer and… Read More

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Game Of Angels Maps Tech Influence Networks

Game of Angels Ever wondered who influences the influencers? Developer Pierre-Jean Camillieri did, so he put together a tool that scrapes public Twitter and Angel List interactions to map inbound and outbound connections between technology investors, journalists and analysts to foreground influence networks. Read More

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Slideshow: The Cinder Sensing Cooker Won’t Burn Your Food To A Crisp

img_5244 I’m a lucky lad. Every so often the creators of a really cool, really revolutionary cooking devices come to my house and make me food and this time it was Cinder. Think of Cinder as a George Foreman Grill that went to MIT. Designed to cook everything perfectly, the system can cook, sear, and grill automatically, allowing you to place food in the machine and have it cooked to perfection… Read More

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25Apr/15Off

Gillmor Gang: Time Machine

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 24, 2015. We got nothing but time on our hands waiting for the one on our wrists. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Halley Suitt Tucker, Denise Howell, Mary Hodder, Rebecca Woodcock, and Tina Gillmor.
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Is Seattle Silicon Valley’s Next Favorite Stop?

3046028613_6efa31be58_o In the last ten years, the Seattle tech scene has changed quite dramatically. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the only gigantic software companies in town were Microsoft and Amazon. For a time it even became common knowledge that most Seattle-based startups had only two viable exit strategies: go public, or get acquired by Microsoft. Read More

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The Apple Watch Can Be A Sixth Sense

psychic The world around us is screaming with signals our original five senses don’t detect. Unlike some snakes, we can’t sense infrared with our naked eyes and unlike ducks and geese, we don’t have a native intuition for magnetic fields. But we’ve got pretty incredible brains, which we’ve used to craft ways to augment our five basic senses for a very long time. Read More

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Splittable App Makes A Play For Renters Who Have To Split Apartment Costs

Screen Shot 2015-04-25 at 17.54.04 We’ve seen how Venmo has taken off in the US for when people want to split things like shared restaurant bills. Now a UK startup has come up with an app which it claims will make it easier to share expenses when sharing an apartment. According to the UK’s Office of National Statistics, the country has over ten million young renters driven into sharing apartments because of… Read More

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Fliplet Secures Seed Funding For Its ‘Fast’ Enterprise Apps Building Platform

Team-1 You’re a business that wants to create a mobile app, but faster than it would take a designer to build something bespoke. UK-based startup Fliplet says it has come up with a simple way to do this which is mainly used by companies to produce internal business apps, such as to support sales, reporting, training, marketing, stuff like that. Existing customers include Marriott, Mars, Xerox… Read More

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We Are All Venture Capitalists Now

joust “I would again draw an analogy to venture capital,” observes Ben Thompson, in a typically incisive Stratechery post eviscerating the new streaming service Tidal. “The importance–and amount–of venture capital has never been greater. The truth is that because so many folks can now get started it is that much harder–and more expensive–to cut through… Read More

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24Apr/15Off

Commandments For The Speed Of Security

commandments PF Chang’s. Domino’s. eBay. Home Depot. Nieman Marcus. Sony. That isn’t just a list of wildly successful companies, it’s also a list of hacked companies; companies whose security was profoundly, publicly compromised. And it’s just a very small sample of a much larger set. The problem is not just that our industry’s approach to security is compromised but a… Read More

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